Update: Man injured in tractor crash

Barnstaple to Torrington road re-opened to traffic following collision between car and farm vehicle.

A MAN has been taken to hospital with head injuries after a collision between a car and tractor on the outskirts of Barnstaple this morning (Monday).

A green Ford Fiesta, registered in Torrington and a John Deere tractor, registered in Barnstaple, were involved in the incident on the B3232 between Torrington and Barnstaple at around 8.50am.

Police said the injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

Emergency services, including ambulance and fire were called to the scene and the road was closed to enable recovery of the vehicles.

Highways teams were also called to clear diesel from the road, which was re-opened to traffic at 11.20am.

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